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A group of us attended the sell-out Leo Sayer concert at the Opera House in September. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cork, Ireland

It is a nice opera house. It was a short walk from my hotel ( The Metropole Hotel; see another... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Denis L
Zurich, Switzerland
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Cork Opera House is southern Ireland’s premiere venue for world-class entertainment. It offers the best in Irish and international concerts, comedy, drama, dance, family fare, musicals and opera in a newly-renovated 1000-seat theatre and in the...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us attended the sell-out Leo Sayer concert at the Opera House in September. The concert was absolutely amazing and apart from being an incredible singer, Leo was witty, fun and entertaining. He quickly established a wonderful rapport with the audience who sang...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a nice opera house. It was a short walk from my hotel ( The Metropole Hotel; see another review ).

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We flew from Manchester to Cork to watch my Grandson play Toto in The Wizard of Oz. An amazing show. Very cleverly done with a fabulous spin on a well loved story. So professional, enjoyed by everyone. The staff of the opera house and cafe...More

Thank sweetshaz
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Was at a Montford show here on Sat, thousands of little kiddies. So well organised + so well run.. Always love a trip to here..

Thank geraldine2371955
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I'm really glad this city had to offer that much art and fun. Everything looks nice and tidy,the show was amazing,pretty much everyone was happy. only thing i didn't like is the colors inside but that's just my personal preference.

Thank Erik_721
Reviewed 21 May 2018

having not attended the opera house for a while i was most pleasantly surprised by the comfort and space of the new seating arrangements which are plush and comfortable..the show itself was brilliant and the music and Australian soloist were outstanding..the shop and bar areas...More

Thank frankger
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

...But the reality is that if I wasn't there to watch the excellent Snow Patrol, it'd have been 2* review. For a building that promises much from the facade and internal cafe, the alcohol on offer is the blandest of the bland in a halcyon...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Was here last night with the lovely ursula at the Simon and Garfunkel story. What a lovely venue. Great atmosphere, feels quite intimate for a large place. The seats are really comfort and well spaced. The temperature is just right, not too warm with plenty...More

Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I attended a brilliant production of Madame Butterfly in the Opera House but I must complain about the Seats They are not comfortable. Having paid 28 euros I was not pleased

Thank 352Angela
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Had a wonderful evening at LA Boeme recital, the acoustics are amazing and the seating in the house are excellent.

Thank Sandra W
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5 January 2016|
Response from hillwalker2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where the best seats are but be aware that if you are in the stalls in front of the stage there is no aisle in the middle. This has been removed some time ago in order to put in extra seats. I was seated in the... More